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Excise tax increases bring further woe for wine industry

An excise tax increase of 8.5% for wine (including sparkling wine) and brandy and 6% on fortified wine was announced by Finance Minister Malusi...

Fairview’s Charles Back survives attack

Charles Back of Fairview and Spice Route last night endured a brutal farm attack on his farm in Paarl. He was beaten up with...

Cape Wine Auction raises R17.5 million

The fifth  annual Cape Wine Auction, sponsored by Nedbank Private Wealth, took place on Saturday at Rustenberg in Stellenbosch, raising R17.5 million compared to...

Lievland sold

Lievland in Stellenbosch, highly regarded in it time, has been acquired by MAN Family Wines, the label owned by José Conde of Stark-Condé and...

Macici joins Ormonde

Former Distell head winemaker Razvan Macici is taking up a position at Ormonde Estate in Darling. In addition to his responsibilities at Ormonde, Macici...

One new Cape Winemakers Guild member announced

Warren Ellis of Neil Ellis Wines has joined the Cape Winemakers Guild, bringing total membership to 50 (Danie Steytler of Kaapzicht steps down as...

Winemag.co.za Top 20 Wines 2017

Editor Christian Eedes selects his 20 most memorable wines of the year. 20. Klein Constantia Perdeblokke Sauvignon Blanc 2016 While many producers are inclined to treat...

Top six wines of November 2017

Here are our six most highly rated current-release wines of last month: Sadie Family Wines Columella 2015 - 97 (read original review here) Lismore Reserve Chardonnay...
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